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Table A-4A. Percent of employed persons working on their main job on days they worked by occupation and hour of day, 12 AM to 11 AM, average for the combined years 2015-19
Occupation 12 AM 1 AM 2 AM 3 AM 4 AM 5 AM 6 AM 7 AM 8 AM 9 AM 10 AM 11 AM

Total, 15 years and over

4.2 3.5 3.0 3.0 4.4 6.6 13.5 28.3 51.0 63.8 68.9 69.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

2.5 1.7 1.3 1.4 2.1 3.3 8.6 22.4 50.3 68.2 73.5 74.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

2.0 1.1 0.7 0.8 1.4 3.4 9.8 24.1 51.9 71.5 75.6 77.3

Management occupations

1.9 1.0 0.5 0.6 1.7 3.9 11.1 26.5 52.6 69.7 73.8 76.1

Business and financial operations occupations

2.1 1.5 1.3 1.4 0.5 2.3 6.5 18.0 50.2 76.0 80.0 80.4

Professional and related occupations

2.8 2.1 1.7 1.7 2.6 3.2 7.7 21.2 49.2 65.9 72.0 72.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

2.6 1.6 1.2 1.4 1.5 2.2 6.8 21.1 46.5 72.1 77.2 79.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

0.9 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.8 2.9 10.0 31.6 65.8 79.3 84.1 79.8

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1.9 1.3 1.5 1.4 2.2 3.0 9.7 21.1 52.2 66.9 72.7 71.7

Community and social services occupations

2.0 1.4 1.3 0.3 0.9 0.8 3.2 13.4 43.1 63.6 73.9 79.3

Legal occupations

1.7 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.7 3.1 7.7 34.2 62.8 79.9 79.6

Education, training, and library occupations

1.1 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1 4.1 18.4 52.4 66.2 69.6 66.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3.7 2.0 1.5 1.0 1.6 3.2 9.9 18.2 32.4 49.2 60.6 65.7

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

6.3 5.3 4.6 5.1 7.9 8.3 12.8 27.7 53.5 64.9 68.7 70.0

Service occupations

7.6 6.0 4.7 4.8 6.9 9.1 13.2 24.6 40.7 49.3 53.3 58.2

Healthcare support occupations

9.1 7.6 7.3 8.3 8.9 10.0 10.1 23.8 44.3 56.9 62.8 64.4

Protective service occupations

15.1 12.8 12.2 12.9 15.9 16.1 23.9 35.1 52.5 56.0 55.9 57.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6.8 4.7 3.2 2.0 6.1 7.9 12.9 20.8 30.8 39.8 43.1 50.8

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6.7 5.4 3.0 3.7 4.8 9.9 13.8 30.3 50.3 54.5 58.1 64.5

Personal care and service occupations

4.5 3.5 2.5 3.1 3.9 5.2 8.2 17.0 33.6 47.2 53.9 57.5

Sales and office occupations

3.3 2.9 2.7 2.7 3.5 5.0 9.7 21.9 45.2 62.4 68.2 69.4

Sales and related occupations

2.2 1.9 1.5 1.7 2.2 4.0 8.2 19.9 38.7 55.8 65.7 65.2

Office and administrative support occupations

4.2 3.8 3.6 3.5 4.5 5.8 10.9 23.5 50.3 67.7 70.3 72.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 3.9 6.8 22.8 53.5 72.7 74.3 79.1 76.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4.6 4.9 3.6 1.1 8.2 13.8 (1)- (1)- 69.4 (1)- 73.1 (1)-

Construction and extraction occupations

2.1 1.6 1.3 2.8 3.2 6.4 22.0 56.2 77.1 76.6 81.1 79.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4.7 5.4 5.3 3.6 4.0 5.5 20.4 48.0 66.4 73.5 77.4 72.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

8.5 8.7 8.4 7.9 12.4 19.0 34.2 50.4 61.7 60.5 65.3 63.3

Production occupations

9.2 9.4 8.5 7.8 11.7 18.8 35.4 55.2 65.1 60.5 66.8 65.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.8 7.9 8.3 8.0 13.0 19.2 33.0 45.9 58.6 60.4 64.0 61.2

Footnotes
(1) Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.

NOTE: Estimates refer to work done for one's main job only and exclude travel related to work. These estimates are a snapshot showing the percent of individuals working at the one-minute interval that starts at the time indicated. Data refer to persons 15 years and over. For technical information about the American Time Use Survey, see the ATUS User's Guide at https://www.bls.gov/tus/atususersguide.pdf.
Source: American Time Use Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Table A-4B. Percent of employed persons working on their main job on days they worked by occupation and hour of day, 12 PM to 11 PM, average for the combined years 2015-19
Occupation 12 PM 1 PM 2 PM 3 PM 4 PM 5 PM 6 PM 7 PM 8 PM 9 PM 10 PM 11 PM

Total, 15 years and over

53.2 63.2 67.3 64.0 53.4 34.0 20.0 14.8 12.2 10.5 8.5 6.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

55.5 64.9 71.8 69.4 57.9 35.1 17.3 11.9 9.8 8.6 6.6 4.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

57.6 65.9 73.6 72.1 63.0 38.0 17.1 11.3 9.2 8.0 6.2 3.8

Management occupations

55.9 65.9 72.3 70.7 62.3 38.7 18.7 12.8 10.5 9.1 7.1 4.0

Business and financial operations occupations

61.8 65.9 76.9 75.6 64.5 36.3 13.2 7.4 5.9 5.2 3.7 3.3

Professional and related occupations

54.0 64.1 70.5 67.5 54.3 33.0 17.4 12.4 10.3 9.0 6.9 4.7

Computer and mathematical occupations

55.8 69.9 76.2 74.6 64.8 36.3 13.4 7.7 6.4 4.2 5.3 4.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

45.8 74.4 82.6 79.1 63.6 36.0 14.2 8.6 7.0 5.5 3.7 2.6

Life, physical, and social science occupations

46.3 62.3 72.1 69.1 53.4 30.4 13.8 7.9 10.4 9.4 4.9 6.2

Community and social services occupations

58.3 63.8 68.4 66.5 59.6 30.0 15.7 13.1 10.1 6.7 3.7 3.2

Legal occupations

54.6 65.0 80.6 78.9 70.1 44.5 22.0 8.1 6.2 7.4 5.1 2.9

Education, training, and library occupations

55.1 63.8 67.4 58.6 37.3 23.4 13.1 10.3 9.7 9.5 6.3 3.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

53.7 53.3 61.5 62.1 58.5 40.6 25.7 16.4 11.3 10.2 8.9 5.8

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

55.3 61.5 67.1 67.9 56.0 36.2 23.2 19.8 15.8 13.9 11.2 8.0

Service occupations

49.5 55.8 56.0 51.8 46.0 37.1 29.8 26.7 21.7 19.4 15.4 11.0

Healthcare support occupations

51.0 55.1 62.0 57.3 47.4 28.8 20.9 17.5 15.8 15.0 13.8 11.1

Protective service occupations

48.2 56.0 63.1 60.3 53.8 40.9 29.6 24.8 20.2 21.5 22.3 18.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

57.5 57.0 49.5 44.4 43.7 44.7 43.6 43.0 35.9 30.6 19.9 12.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

41.9 58.6 56.4 48.7 38.0 23.2 17.5 15.9 15.0 12.1 11.4 10.4

Personal care and service occupations

47.5 51.3 56.5 57.3 53.3 46.0 31.6 24.4 14.9 14.3 10.8 5.5

Sales and office occupations

54.8 60.3 65.9 64.5 57.5 36.6 21.6 15.8 12.3 9.6 7.5 4.7

Sales and related occupations

56.0 58.1 63.8 62.5 58.9 43.2 28.3 21.4 17.0 13.2 8.9 4.5

Office and administrative support occupations

53.8 62.1 67.6 66.0 56.4 31.4 16.1 11.4 8.6 6.6 6.4 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

49.6 75.1 74.8 68.5 45.7 25.3 12.1 6.8 6.2 4.1 4.2 3.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

(1)- 77.8 75.3 (1)- (1)- (1)- 12.2 9.6 6.6 4.0 4.2 4.3

Construction and extraction occupations

45.6 75.5 76.2 70.4 42.6 23.9 10.0 5.5 4.5 2.9 3.0 2.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

55.5 73.8 72.4 68.7 51.4 26.6 15.6 8.3 9.0 6.1 6.3 6.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

49.2 62.8 61.1 54.8 43.8 27.4 20.4 14.2 13.4 12.2 11.7 10.7

Production occupations

46.1 67.5 64.0 56.0 40.2 23.0 17.8 11.5 12.7 11.6 12.8 11.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

52.1 58.3 58.3 53.6 47.3 31.7 22.8 16.7 14.1 12.8 10.7 9.6

Footnotes
(1) Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.

NOTE: Estimates refer to work done for one's main job only and exclude travel related to work. These estimates are a snapshot showing the percent of individuals working at the one-minute interval that starts at the time indicated. Data refer to persons 15 years and over. For technical information about the American Time Use Survey, see the ATUS User's Guide at https://www.bls.gov/tus/atususersguide.pdf.
Source: American Time Use Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Last Modified Date: June 25, 2020